Train plows into pickup truck; driver survives

Posted at 07/04/2014 10:36 AM | Updated as of 07/04/2014 10:36 AM

MANILA – A Philippine National Railways (PNR) train plowed into a pickup truck in Manila Friday morning.

Nissan Frontier driver Jerome Brieva survived after his vehicle was hit by the train at the corner of Juan Abad Santos and Antipolo streets in Tondo.

Brieva survived the crash. He did not sustain any bruise but his car was completely wrecked.

Brieva, a 36-year-old project coordinator of a construction company, admitted he was absent-minded before the crash occurred. – report from Noel Alamar, dzMM